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Rep. Karen Handel

Representative for Georgia’s 6th District

pronounced KAIR-uhn // HAN-dul

Handel is the representative for Georgia’s 6th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. She has served since Jun 26, 2017. Handel is next up for reelection in 2018.

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Read our 2017 Report Card for Handel.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Americans for Prosperity: 100% NumbersUSA: 83% NIAC Action: D

Committee Membership

Karen Handel sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Handel’s Vote Vote Description
Yea S. 1182: The American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act
Jul 25, 2018. Passed 366/52.
The House Amendment to S. 1182 extends the National Flood Insurance Program, which is set to expire July 31, 2018, through November 30, 2018. This amendment does not include any reforms to the program; it is only a short-term extension. The NFIP was originally set ...
Yea H.R. 4667: Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, ...
Dec 21, 2017. Passed 251/169.

Missed Votes

From Jun 2017 to Jul 2018, Handel missed 0 of 766 roll call votes, which is 0.0%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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